Supreme Court Strikes Down All Bans on Sodomy and Gay Sex: Largest Victory Ever for Gay And Lesbian Civil Rights in the U.S.
Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, color
The ruling takes away the legal tool courts have used to justify anti-gay discrimination in everything from custody cases to employment. We talk to a lesbian mother who lost custody of her daughter under Alabamas anti-sodomy law. For five years, her partner has been banned from seeing her daughter.
A look back on that June night in 1969 when the NYPD raided a gay bar in Greenwich Village leading to the Stonewall Rebellion and a new movement.